Seven Texas Defense Communities Awarded Project Grants

November 10, 2022

The state of Texas announced $13 million in new grant funding to communities from the Texas Military Preparedness Commission’s Defense Economic Adjustment Assistance Grant program.

The recipients are:

  • City of Abilene: $300,000 for Security Sensor Installation at Dyess Air Force Base
  • City of Corpus Christi: $1.6 million for Wastewater Collection System Line and Manhole Replacement at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
  • City of El Paso: $850,000 for Bert Williams – Iron Dust-Off Bypass at Fort Bliss
  • City of Fort Worth: $350,000 for Anti-Terrorism Protections Security System at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth
  • City of Killeen: $5 million for Lake Belton Water Treatment Plant at Fort Hood
  • City of Kingsville: $1.7 million for Kingsville Fire & Rescue Facility at Naval Air Station Kingsville
  • Tom Green County: $2 million for Fire Station Conversion at Goodfellow Air Force Base
  • Tom Green County: $1.3 million for Expeditionary Readiness Training Center Expansion at Goodfellow Air Force Base

“I look forward to continuing to work with the Texas legislature, TMPC and our military communities to support our nation’s military and ensure these installations remain unmatched resources for our nation,” Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said in a press release Wednesday.

Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ethan Sherwood

November 10, 2022

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